Search

 

Cablegate: Bahrain Planning to Attend G8 Bmena Forum for The

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS MANAMA 001314

SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL ECON KMPI BA UNGA
SUBJECT: BAHRAIN PLANNING TO ATTEND G8 BMENA FORUM FOR THE
FUTURE PREPARATORY MEETING

REF: STATE 177377

This message is sensitive but unclassified; please protect
accordingly. Not for Internet distribution.

1. (SBU) Charge August 22 delivered reftel talking points,
plan for establishing the Forum for the Future, and draft
agenda for the Forum for the Future preparatory meetings to
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohammed Abdul
Ghaffar. Abdul Ghaffar replied that Foreign Minister
Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa would attend the September 24
meeting. MFA First Secretary Yusuf Jameel informed us
following the meeting that Assistant Under Secretary for
Political and International Cooperation Affairs Ahmed Al
Haddad would lead the Bahraini delegation at the sub-cabinet
meetings on September 23.

2. (SBU) Abdul Ghaffar closed the meeting by asking about
other invitees from the Arab world. We note that reftel does
not spell out in detail the invitation list. Post requests
guidance so that we can respond to the GOB inquiry.

ZIADEH

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 


Euro Med Monitor: Syria Cross-border Aid Mechanism Extension Is Necessary For The Survival Of Millions

Permanent members of the UN Security Council should extend the cross-border aid to northwestern Syria, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor said Tuesday in a statement...
More>>


Commonwealth Secretariat: Island Nations Urge Commonwealth Leaders To Bolster Ocean Climate Action
Small island nations are calling for strengthened global support for ocean and climate change action, just days before Commonwealth leaders convene in Kigali, Rwanda... More>>



Climate: ‘Surprise’ Early Heatwave In Europe, Harbinger Of Things To Come

Sweltering conditions in Europe have come earlier than expected this year but the bad news is, they’re the shape of things to come... More>>


World Vision: Deeply Concerned For Thousands Affected By Afghanistan Quake
World Vision is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan in the wake of a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning... More>>



Malaysia: UN Experts Welcome Announcement To Abolish Mandatory Death Penalty

UN human rights experts* today commended an announcement made by the Malaysian government that it will abolish the country’s mandatory death penalty and encouraged Parliament to take concrete steps to pass the agreement into law... More>>


Ukraine: Bachelet Briefs Human Rights Council On Mariupol
Excellencies, Further to Human Rights Council resolution S-34/1 adopted at its 34th Special Session, I present you with an oral update on the grave human rights and humanitarian situation... More>>